Material Controller

Full Time
Northern Adelaide
Posted 1 month ago
This position has been filled

Focusing on the procurement of parts and materials for the scheduled build of vehicles at the manufacturing facilities located in Edinburgh.

  • Growing Australian manufacturing organisation
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Up to $80k + super
About BusTech Group

BusTech Group is an Australian advanced manufacturing bus Group enabling the next generation of connected transit.

We design, engineer and manufacture all our low-emission buses in Australia at our 3 facilities in South Australia Queensland and Tasmania, providing a full range of buses and coaches for city, regional, school, charter, mining and tourism services.

BusTech Group proudly employs approximately 300 Australians, whilst leveraging the capabilities and capacity within Australia to deliver innovative, low-emission mass mobility solutions enabled by technology.

About the Role

As the Material Controller, you will focus on the procurement of parts and materials for the scheduled build of vehicles at the manufacturing facilities.   You will be responsible for analysing,  ordering and expediting the supply of parts and materials.  As well as a significant part of this role, will be the continual monitoring of inventory levels through cycle counting, along with receipting and issuing of parts and materials.


Reporting to the Group Production and Material Planning Manager, you will be responsible for

  • Verification of production parts and material requirements
  • Point of contact for assigned pre-approved suppliers.
  • Placement of orders within pre negotiated supplier agreements
  • Maintenance of the material plan using ERP system
  • Monitor availability of materials, advising of potential shortages
  • Follow-up orders for shipment and delivery confirmation.
  • Expedite urgent requirements as advised by Logistics / Warehouse
  • Assess and distribute future requirements forecasts
  • Control and ordering of consumables based on usage
  • Review outstanding orders regarding overdue delivery timing
  • Assist in the investigation of cycle count and stocktake variations
  • Measure and report key materials planning metrics
  • Identify and analyse differences to the sourcing plan
  • Provide support and liaise with the purchasing and warehouse teams
About You

To be successful in this expanding organisation, you will have previous experience as a Material Controller or Planner, bringing with you strong communication, analytical skills and IT systems technical ability. The ability to maintain a precise and frequent communication with suppliers will be a core aspect of this position.  Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment would be highly regarded.

In addition, you will possess:

  • Strong practical experience with ERP systems
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to manage data in an accurate, timely and accessible manner
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner
  • Ideally skilled in Excel and other Microsoft Office Applications

If you are seeking a role where you can make a difference and assist in the growth of a national group then please submit your resume in strict confidence, please apply now by clicking APPLY.

COVID safe practices will be complied with throughout the recruitment process and all applicants must also comply.